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Add-On Endorsements — Middle-Level Math

Middle Level Mathematics
Add-on Endorsement

Washington State University’s Middle Level Math Endorsement program is designed for new (including teacher candidates) and experienced teachers who wish to add an additional endorsement or expertise in middle level mathematics to their current certification.

Courses for this add-on endorsement will be available in Spokane, Pullman, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver through videoconference (AMS) and face-to-face courses. Teacher candidates should consult with their advisor for program application information and complete their first “block” of education courses prior to enrolling in TCH_LRN 426 and 427.

Required courses:

Course #

Course Title



MATH 106 College Algebra 3 *waived with 80% or higher on ALEKS
MATH 252 Math for Elementary School Teachers II 3 waived for teachers who hold endorsements in elementary education
MATH 356


TCH_LRN 463/563

Probability and Statistics for the ML Math Teacher
Teaching Concepts in Probability and Statistics


offered Spring 2016 on Pullman campus for Pullman undergraduates

offered Summer 2015 as TCH_LRN 523

MATH 303 Geometry for the Middle School Teacher 3 2D and 3D geometry

*prerequisite MATH 252 or teaching certificate with an endorsement in elementary education

MATH 351 Algebraic Thinking for Middle School Teachers 3 includes some topics from discrete mathematics and basic calculus
TCH_LRN 426/533 Middle Level Mathematics Methods 3 includes middle level instructional methodology, student development, philosophy and school organization
TCH_LRN 427/534 Proportional Reasoning 3 includes rational numbers and probability

The following course is recommended to strengthen the candidate’s middle level knowledge:

•   Teaching at the Middle School TCH_LRN 513 – Seminar in Middle School Ed.

Other campus course offering schedules

The schedule below if the rotation for the campuses in Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. For Pullman’s course offering visit the online schedule of classes.

TCH_LRN 426/533
TCH_LRN 427/534
MATH 351TCH_LRN 463/563
TCH_LRN 463/563
MATH 303
TCH_LRN 427/534
MATH 303

Faculty contacts:

Staci Bickelhaupt
(509) 335-8146
TBD. Please contact the Pullman campus.
Dr. Judy Morrison
(509) 372-7176
Dr. David Slavit
(360) 546-9653

Application information:

Candidates planning to complete the add-on endorsement program in Middle Level Mathematics need to apply to our add-on endorsement program.

Pullman, WSU Online
Staci Bickelhaupt
PO Box 642152
Pullman, WA 99164-2152
(509) 335-4855
Niamh O’Leary
2710 University Dr.
Richland, WA 99352-1671
(509) 372-7396
Dan Overbay
14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver, WA 98686-9600
(360) 546-9673
Carmen Beck
668 N Riverpoint Blvd
Spokane, WA 99210-1495
(509) 358-7942